County Attorney


The County Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony crime which occurs within Anaconda-Deer Lodge County. Other duties include:

  • Assisting law enforcement with search warrants and investigative subpoenas
  • Counseling Adult Protective Services
  • Filing all cases of abuse and neglect and act as counsel for the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Family Services Division
  • Handling of all petitions for involuntary commitment
  • Legal adviser to various boards, departments, the Chief Executive and Commission
  • Working with adult and juvenile probation and parole, and filing petitions when appropriate and revoke prior sentences when violations occur


We cannot represent individual citizens or employees and must only consider the civil liability issues of the county government itself.